The 24th edition of APSEC conference will take place in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu Province, China. With a regional history of over 6,000 years, Nanjing is a famous historical and cultural city since it was established 2,500 years ago. As one of the four scientific research education cities in China, Nanjing has 41 general higher universities with over 600,000 college students. Nanjing is ranked No.1 among all Chinese cities in terms of the portion of population receiving higher education. Moreover, there are more than 540 various scientific research organizations in Nanjing with 530,000 research staffs.